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Chauncey Hugh Stigand Books

Chauncey Hugh Stigand (1877 - 1919) was a keen big-game hunter, but was equally interested in the habits and habitat of his quarry. Stigand took greater risks in life than most hunters of the time and was very often close to being fatally injured. He was gored in the chest by a rhino, mauled by a wounded lion that he was following up in the dark, tusked through the leg by an elephant that he was trying to drive out of a garden without a rifle. He followed another wounded lion into a cave and luckily for him, it had expired by the time he reached it. His bravery or contempt for risks possibly led to his death when he and his men were ambushed by Dinkas in Sudan. Walking ahead of his men, Stigand managed to kill 6 enemies before he fell.

C H Stigand usually used a .256 Mannlicher for elephants. He also had a .318 and .450 cordite rifle which he did not like, preferring the smaller bores.

Chauncey Hugh Stigand
Chauncey Hugh Stigand

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Observations On Northern Section Of The Tanganyika-Nile Rift Valley by C H Stigand (1916) is a Royal Geographical Society pamplet.

Administration In Tropical Africa by C H Stigand (1914) is written from the 'junior official's point of view' and instructs and informs him how to govern in Africa. Free eBook

To Abyssinia Through An Unknown Land

To Abyssinia Through An Unknown Land by C H Stigand (1910) is an account of a journey through unexplored regions of British East Africa by Lake Rudolf to the Kingdom of Menelek. Free eBook


Black Tales For White Children: Being A Collection Of Swahili Stories

Black Tales For White Children: Being A Collection Of Swahili Stories by C H Stigand (1914) was written at the time he had children. Stigand wrote on a wide variety of topics relating to African including both folk tales and big game hunting. Free eBook


Equatoria: The Lado Enclave

Equatoria: The Lado Enclave by C H Stigand (1923) is a memoir of the life of Chauncey Hugh Stigand (who was killed in action fighting the Dinka in December 1919) and a list of events in the region from 1815-1914.


Land Of Zinj: Being An Account Of British East Africa by C H Stigand (1913) is a detailed description of the country, its history and the natives (their language and customs) in that part of British East Africa that lies between the Juba and Zambesi rivers.

Central African Game And Its Spoor

Central African Game And Its Spoor by C H Stigand (1909) was written with Denis D Lyell and is an important compendium of information by two extremely knowledgeable naturalists and hunters. Free eBook


The Game Of British East Africa

The Game Of British East Africa by C H Stigand (1909) includes the game of Uganda and the eastern Congo as well as the game of East Africa. Free eBook


Hunting The Elephant In Africa

Hunting The Elephant In Africa by C H Stigand (1913) is the definitive work on elephant hunting by one of the greatest hunters of all time. Stigand mostly shot elephant in the Congo and Lado Enclave, once getting 8 in a day. He also hunted in Nyasaland and North-Eastern Rhodesia. Free eBook




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